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  1. (context, fencing) a thrust given in return after parrying an attack.
  2. a quick and usually witty response to a taunt
  3. an answer or reply, rapidly uttered, in response to a question or problem
    Etymology: From French riposte, taken from Italian riposta, a derivative of the verb rispondere, "to respond".

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